On: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Born this day in 1958, Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen Lee DeGeneres) is 59, Metairie, Louisiana, 5'7" stand-up comedian, television host and actress. She hosted the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Born this day in 1929, Jules Feiffer (Jules Ralph Feiffer) is 88, Bronx, New York City, syndicated cartoonist, most notable for his long-running comic strip ‘Feiffer’.
Born this day in 1922, Michael Bentine (Michael James Bentin) Watford, Hertfordshire, England comedian, author, founding member of comedy troupe “Goons.” He died 11/26/1996 from prostate cancer at age 74.
Died this day in 2011, Charlie Louvin (Charles Elzer Loudermilk) Wartrace, Tennessee 5'9" singer “Louvin Brothers”. Born 07/07/1927, he died from pancreatic cancer at age 83.
Died this day in 1963, Ole Olsen (John Siguard Olsen) Wabash Indiana vaudeville comedian of duo ‘Olsen & Johnson.’ Born 11/06/1892, he died from a kidney ailment at age 70.